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MindTap Social Work for Empowerment Series: Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills 10th Edition

Dean H. Hepworth, Ronald Rooney, Glenda Dewberry Rooney, Kim Strom-Gottfried

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2013
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Overview

MindTap® Social Work for Hepworth/Rooney/Rooney/Strom-Gottfried's Empowerment Series: Direct Social Work Practice: Theory and Skills, 10th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie-cutter into cutting-edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. MindTap propels students from memorization to mastery with a learn, practice, apply framework designed to prepare students for real world work in the social work profession. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook. The outcome-driven application helps you challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.

Help your students become practitioners of their own learning with MindTap for Counseling and Social Work!

Dean H. Hepworth, Emeritus, University of Utah and Arizona State University

Highly respected social work educators, Dean H. Hepworth and Jo Ann Larsen originally defined how direct practice should be taught.

Ronald Rooney, University of Minnesota

Ronald Rooney is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Minnesota. A practitioner in child welfare, community mental health, and school social work, Dr. Rooney is also the author of STRATEGIES FOR WORK WITH INVOLUNTARY CLIENTS. He was the 2004 winner of the Academic Leadership Award of the College of Human Ecology, University of Minnesota.

Glenda Dewberry Rooney, Augsburg College

Glenda Dewberry Rooney is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Social Work at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She taught undergraduate and graduate courses in direct practice, ethics, and research as well as courses in organizations and administration. Her practice experience includes child welfare, mental health, and work with families and children. In addition to her practice experience, she has been involved in community-based research and has worked with agencies concerned with children, youth, and families as a trainer and as a clinical, program, and management consultant. Active in retirement, Dr. Rooney continues to be an advocate for child welfare policies and practices that strengthen and support families. She served as a state-wide leader involved in developing community partnerships for the public education during the enrollment periods of the Affordable Care Act.

Kim Strom-Gottfried, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Kim Strom-Gottfried is a Professor at the UNC–Chapel Hill School of Social Work, where she teaches in the areas of direct practice, communities and organizations, and human resource management. Dr. Strom-Gottfried's scholarly interests involve ethics, managed care, and social work education. She provides training and consultation and research related to private practice, ethics, and managed care.
  • MindTap helps streamline your workflow with carefully curated content and a unique set of tools saving you valuable time in your course preparations. In addition, automatically grades assignments and quizzes while also providing students with instant feedback on their work.
  • The Message Center app helps you to quickly and easily contact students directly from the MindTap platform. Any message posted in the Message Center is communicated directly to each student enrolled in the course via the communication medium designated by the student.
  • Provide students with organizational and study tools designed to better manage their limited time, allowing them to complete assignments whenever and wherever they are ready to learn.
  • Save students money in their course materials with a single destination that reflects exactly what’s important to you, the instructor.
  • Track students in real time with the Progress app adjust the course as needed based analytics of interactivity in the course.
  • With the MindTap Mobile App, you can keep your students informed of assignments, course due dates, or any changes to your course while also arming them with on-the-go study tools like flashcards and quizzing.
  • Build and personalize your course by integrating your own content into the MindTap Reader using your own documents or pull from sources like RSS feeds, YouTube videos, websites, Google Docs and more. Control what content students see and when they see it with a learning path that can be used as-is or matched to your syllabus exactly.
  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
  • StudyHub is one-stop-studying tool that allows you to deliver important information and empowers your students to personalize their experience. Share content from the MindTap Reader and create notes and study guides to help students focus and succeed.
LEARNING PATH:

Introductory Activity. At the start of each chapter, students complete a short activity written specifically to get them engaged in the material prior to the reading. Through polling activities, self-assessments, or brief videos, students are immediately able to interact with the material in new and interesting ways.

Discussion Activity. Discussion questions in each chapter allow students to collaborate with their peers to develop solutions and responses in an online environment.

Case Studies. Case studies give students the opportunity to practice and develop the concepts discussed within each chapter.

Practice Exercises. Students are asked a series of short-answer questions aimed at getting them to think critically about key concepts discussed within each chapter.

Helper Studio. This video-based activity puts students directly in the role of helping professional. Students respond to clients with recorded video responses that demonstrate important skills and confidence necessary for success in the profession.

Video Activity. Students view professional interviews, simulated sessions, and more as they progress through the course. Students are prompted to answer embedded questions as they watch each video.

Chapter Quiz. Multiple-choice questions are provided for each chapter that allow students to measure their understanding and progress.

Reflection Activity. At the conclusion of each chapter’s content, students are asked to apply concepts directly to their life and future career in the helping professions.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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Instructor Diane Carter from the University of Idaho talks about how MindTap helps her personalize her course.

"MindTap's greatest strengths are the progress tracking and the ability to add [your own] materials that are gradable."

"I'm convinced that the higher course ratings and grades were, in large part, a result of students’ engagement. It was an unmitigated success."

"Almost across the board, students using MindTap improved on the main learning objectives of the class ...I've never seen any results like this."

"MindTap was very useful – it was easy to follow and everything was right there."

"I'm definitely more engaged because of MindTap."

"MindTap puts practice questions in a format that works well for me."

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Online PowerPoint®

ISBN: 9781305870185
These vibrant Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides for each chapter assist you with your lecture by providing concept coverage using images, figures, and tables directly from the textbook.

Online Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781305870116
This detailed manual provides sample syllabi, course guidelines, in-class exercises, and chapter objectives to assist instructors in teaching the course.

Online Test Bank

ISBN: 9781305870123
Organize your course and capture your students' attention with the resources found in the Test Bank, including multiple-choice, true/false, short-answer, and essay questions for each chapter -- most with answers and page references.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305958548
Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.